First Day of School Chant Challenge

Aug 29, 2016

Janice Smith

Today is the first day of school for so many- so many of my school leader & teacher friends, and for many of my parent friends. So for today’s Video of the Week it only seems appropriate to share one of my very favorite clips we’ve ever captured on the first day of school.  And […]

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Building a Strong Risk Culture

Jul 18, 2016

Janice Smith

Here at Mission 100% we fully believe that strong student achievement begins with teacher mindset. The right teacher mindset about kids, and their students’ ability and desire to achieve at high levels, has a huge impact on the culture they build in their classrooms throughout the year.  And while this is certainly an ongoing process, the beginning […]

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Smelly Markers

Jan 25, 2016

Janice Smith

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the addition of another batch of videos from Henderson Collegiate this morning.  Head to the library to see some of the newest footage, and stay tuned for their high school footage that will be coming in the next week. In the meantime, today I’m excited to share a […]

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Earn Your Tone

Oct 26, 2015

Janice Smith

Earn Your Tone Ashley Johnson, Henderson Collegiate Earlier this month I wrote about Tone, and the sometimes challenging process of quantifying exactly what makes ‘good’ tone vs. ‘bad’ teacher tone, despite acknowledging the importance of this in establishing a strong classroom culture as well as strong relationships with individual students.  Which got me thinking over […]

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Risk Culture

Sep 14, 2015

Janice Smith

A couple weeks ago we posted about ‘A New Way of Teaching Math‘, and discussed some of the challenges teachers might face in implementing this ‘new math’ in their classrooms.  One of these was building a classroom where students feel comfortable making mistakes, knowing that these mistakes will lead to growth.  In the version of […]

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